steviedal
  • Male
  • scotland
  • United Kingdom
Share Twitter

Steviedal's Friends

  • Charlie Mills
  • Louis Richardson
  • Joe Cinocca
  • Almost Out of Gas
  • Matt Prater
  • Cody Breuler
  • Harrisonaphotos
  • Sue Abel
  • norm tandberg
  • Adam Sheets
  • Hal Bogerd
  • declan culliton
  • Jack
  • RP N10
  • Paul Wilner

steviedal's Groups

steviedal's Discussions

Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?
12 Replies

Anyone reading anything good at the moment ?I'm on the wonderful short stories of James Lee Burke , superb stuff set down in Louisiana.In general i like modern American fiction like Raymond Carver ,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Nyman 1 hour ago.

Jason Molina (Songs: Ohia, Magnolia Electric Co) RIP
6 Replies

Just heard the terribly sad news that one of my favourite artists has passed away , terrible news.RIP Jason, thanks for all the wonderful music you made and the beautiful songs you left us.Record…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by TenLayers Mar 21, 2013.

The one band/singer you'd love to see live ......
43 Replies

Seen many in my time but one guy i'm listening to  lot right now and would love to see live is Tom Russell. He's not put out an album for 2 years so i'm hoping for a new release soon and a tour which…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Crotts May 8, 2013.

Movies about Country singers (fictional or otherwise !)
47 Replies

OK , the wife has made me watch Country Strong tonight , which was kinda.... meh, but acceptable with a few JD and Coke's inside me.Got me wondering though, i have Crazy Heart  (Jeff Bridges), The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by steviedal Aug 10, 2012.

 

steviedal's Page

Latest Activity

Dennis Nyman replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"Steviedal...I've added the 3 unknown-to-me authors above to my "look for" list as they sounded pretty interesting when I checked them out. I also bought a CD by Richmond Fontaine who I was unfamiliar with too but haven't…"
1 hour ago
steviedal replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Don't know if anyone will be into this but : Bought a vinyl album last week by a chap called Shuggie Otis , called Freedom Flight. It's really good overall (the original of Strawberry Letter 23 is on it , but Side Two is class indeed (to…"
4 hours ago
steviedal replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"Thanks Jack , lots to look out for there. I have read the first Jack Reacher and it was good fun , ideal for light reading on holiday. And the movie was a cool watch for a Saturday , Robert Duvall stole the show !"
4 hours ago
steviedal replied to Hal Bogerd's discussion 'Music, art or nonsense?'
"On a more serious note . i can't say i kept up with her career but Michelle's album "Short Sharp Shocked" was an absolute beauty and still holds up today , i was playing it just last week , classic. Maybe she can start a whole…"
4 hours ago
steviedal replied to Hal Bogerd's discussion 'Music, art or nonsense?'
"Finally , a few tunes i can manage on guitar !  Look out for my tribute show , coming soon."
4 hours ago
Jack replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"These are the two books I've enjoyed most by far in the last few years... Pete Hamill - "Forever"  (am reading his autobiography, "A Drinking Life" at the moment, also highly recommended) Robert Goolrick - "A…"
Tuesday
Dennis Nyman replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"That's one of the few Jess Walter books I haven't read simply because, as a rule, I don't go for short stories, preferring novels. I hope you enjoy it. Since he's such a good writer I suspect it will be quite good and I'll…"
Monday
steviedal replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"Dennis , i bought a book of Jess Walters short stories today , looking forward to it !"
Saturday
steviedal replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"You should've went kid , take it from an old hand like me : you regret the things you didn't do and rarely the things you did. I was the same when i went to London to see Springsteen , too expensive , but i did it anyway ! And boy am i…"
Saturday
steviedal replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Listening to a bit of it online now , really good . "
Jul 24
steviedal replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"Reading a book of short stories now by a guy called Ron Rash , tales of losers , boozers , addicts , loners etc , all set in Appalachia (or thereabouts), absolutely superb stuff."
Jul 24
Dennis Nyman replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"If we're talking classics like Steinbeck's "Grapes of Wrath," for me the author I admire most in modern literature is Henry Miller. His "Tropic of Cancer" although notorious for its frank depiction of sex is so much…"
Jul 23
Kurt Fortmeyer replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"I'm reading "The Grapes Of Wrath" by John Steinbeck. I love his writing style. I have read a ton of books by James Lee Burke, Carl Hiaasen, Robert Crais, Michael Connelly, and Lee Child. If you've never read "Koko" by…"
Jul 23
steviedal replied to Uncle Marky's discussion 'Is there such a thing as an objectively good song?'
"It raelly is all the "ears" of the beholder. I glanced through Rolling Stone today , only because it was called The Country Issue. They had a feature called The Top 25 Country Songs and the choices were pretty good but then i came upon a…"
Jul 19
steviedal replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Hope you got Fox Confessor Brings The Flood my friend , a truly sublime album and one of my Desert Island Discs for sure."
Jul 19
Dennis Nyman replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"Actually it's one of those multi-layered novels with different perspectives and time changes. It starts out in Italy during the filming of  "Cleopatra" and a short affair between Richard Burton and a minor actress in the film.…"
Jul 18

Profile Information

Steviedal's Blog

Cool Album Of The Day : Dave Alvin "Blackjack David"

Today’s Cool Album of the Day (#808 in the Series) is Dave Alvin, Blackjack David

I’d like to write a little about Dave Alvin. Because I LOVE Dave Alvin.

Not in a physical way you understand, I don’t even know the man after all and neither of us are that way inclined (as far as I’m aware). Nevertheless, as a fan, an admirer and purchaser of his superb music, an attendee of (sadly only) one of his shows, I love Dave Alvin.

The guy’s bloody brilliant.

Oh…

Continue

Posted on November 12, 2012 at 3:30am — 5 Comments

Comment Wall (5 comments)

You need to be a member of No Depression Americana and Roots Music to add comments!

Join No Depression Americana and Roots Music

At 6:14pm on October 5, 2013, Terry Roland said…
Thanks John...You got me hooked..I'll check him now.
At 6:06am on April 25, 2013, norm tandberg said…

did you find the live electric magnolia co. download? regards,norm

At 10:22am on March 19, 2013, norm tandberg said…

thanks for the friend invite. look forward to staying in touch. appreciate your fine blog on jason molina. cheers,norm

At 8:24am on January 14, 2013, NoDepression said…

Hi Stevie,

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your recent comments in a discussion here on No Depression. It means a lot to the folks who blog and post other content here to know that it's being noticed and appreciated. Since the majority of content on this site is crowd-sourced, community involvement is what makes everything here on ND possible. So, thanks again for taking the time to post comments - we really appreciate it!

- Lucca at No Depression

At 1:14pm on May 6, 2010, No Depression said…
Hi Stevie - Welcome to the No Depression community! We hope you're finding everything okay. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback (here are some FAQs in case anything's confusing). Thanks for joining. Cheers!
Kim
 
 
 

Sponsors



If you enjoy this site please consider helping us with a small donation!

Don't like PayPal? Mail a check to: No Depression, 460 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94108


When you shop at Amazon please enter through this search box and No Depression receives a referral fee

Notes

FAQ

Created by No Depression Feb 17, 2009 at 9:06pm. Last updated by No Depression Sep 24, 2012.